Lake Street Kitchen + Bar in Oak Park is located in the heart of downtown and provides an eclectic space for enjoying a full bar, wines from around the globe, artisan cocktails and a huge menu of craft and local brews.
If you love flatbread menu items, you�ll love the wood oven stove at Lake Street Kitchen + Bar where you can see your choice being prepared. Speaking of which, some of the more popular flatbread options are the arugula and garlic, chicken and pesto and the sausage and pepper. People also enjoy the BLT and avocado sandwich at Lake Street Kitchen + Bar, too.
We enjoyed a late afternoon Sunday dinner. Relaxed atmosphere. The trout was delicious! Nice selection of beers - truly something for any beer drinker's preference.
We had a good experience. A couple of minor things were not served as requested but these were corrected cheerfully when mentioned. The food was very tasty and we had a good time too.
Everyone in our party of 5 had a great meal. Nice casual place, great location. Good addition to Oak Park's dining scene.
The clam chowder soup should not have been allowed to be called clam chowder. Also - when I ask for crackers for my soup you should have some. What type of restaurant offering daily soup specials each day doesn't have crackers - or some alternative they could offer me. The bad soup accompanied by an unhelpful waiter made for a meal I didn't even want to finish.
This is a nice basic restaurant with all of the basics. The service could be a little better and the noise level a little lower. But for the location and overall I would recommend if you are in the area.
I've been here many times and I'm never disappointed! Lots of beer options. My fiancé and I like to go for drinks and split a bunch of appetizers. The only one that was subpar was the pork tacos app - but we still ate them.
This is a good spot for drinks and a few noshes to go along with those libations. The food is okay, but not great. I think it's good for meeting a friend for an after-work drink or for hanging out before/after exploring down-town Oak Park. Service can be hit or miss.
Nice small plate menu with some items with a twist. Loved the Moroccan Pork Sliders, Oak Park has numerous parking garages that make it an easy stop on the way into the city.
Great Place to meet friends or business meeting! Enjoyed the flat breads and tasty Martini's
Went out with a few friends on a Saturday night, Lake Street Kitchen + Bar is one of the few late-night hangouts in Oak Park, so we thought we would give it a whirl. I was expecting more when it came to food options, very basic, lots of sandwiches, I can make a sandwich at home. Drinks were also pretty expensive and service was ridiculously slow, even though they were not that busy. We waited for over 20 minutes to put in our drink order, then an additional 25 minutes before the waiter came back to take our food order. Overall our tab was around $130 and I don't think we received $130 worth in service or food/drinks. We left hungry, unsatisfied and relatively annoyed at the experience.
This is the second time I have visited with my husband and two young boys. We all ordered what we had the last time because we enjoyed it so much. Two people love the pizza/flatbread and I love the bacon sandwich. 1/2 price bottles of wine on Wednesday and they will wrap bottle if you don't finish. Service was good--one server training another. Very attentive. Had a small problem that was dealt with quickly--no complaints.
Waited 15 min after being seated before I was waited on. Manager or owner saw this because he sat and visited with people he knew at the next table. Other waiters saw too, but it was not their table so did not care. Food is nothing special. Service is slow. This place is dirty. Sidewalks desperately need to be washed down before tables are set out daily. It smells when you walk by in the morning because of how dirty it is. This restaurant has a perfect location and could be a gold mine but they need a new chef, better trained wait staff and better cleaning practices. I've eaten here several times only because of the location, but this will be my last time until I hear things have changed.
The food was very good. The service was friendly but a little slow.
This place is too noisy. It was hard to have a conversation inside. Other than the one flatbread we ordered, the other two items were terrible. Inedible even. Both had to be sent back to the kitchen. We placed another order for a flatbread. The flatbreads are great, but I would be afraid to order anything else from the menu. Maybe the menu is too ambitious for the kitchen staff to handle. They should concentrate on making the flatbreads. The waitress was very pleasant, and handled the situation well. If it were not for the flatbread, I would give this restaurant only one star. We were looking forward to a nice dining experience, but were greatly disappointed. Sorry to have to give a thumbs down, but we definitely will not be coming back.
This restaurant usually exceeds my expectations. Even when they are busy they seem glad to see me. The sidewalk cafe is delightful.